AD - Educational Philosophy

File:  AD 

            It shall be the philosophy of the Buena Vista City School Board to provide equal opportunity for every student to achieve maximum intellectual, social, emotional and physical growth, to ensure that each individual be equipped to communicate effectively with other people, to be competent both in the work place and in higher education, and to feel confident of the ability to make creative and constructive decisions in his/her life. 


            It shall be the policy of the School Board to:

             Provide the necessary trained and dedicated leadership, qualified personnel, equipment and materials to assure an appropriate education for every student;

             Treat all personnel equitably with the highest degree of respect;

             Appropriate funds fairly and efficiently; and

             Attend to the property and equipment of all schools to work toward achieving parity among schools in the division.


Adopted:        04/26/04

Legal Refs:          Constitution of Virginia, article VIII, section 7.

 Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, sections 22.1-78, 22.1-79, 22.1-293, 22.1-295. 

 8 VAC 20-131-20.

 Cross Refs:           AC                          Nondiscrimination

                                GB/JB                     Equal Employment Opportunity/Nondiscrimination

GBA/JFHA             Sexual Harassment/Harassment Based on Race, National Origin, Disability and Religion

IGBC                      Parental Involvement

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